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Apt analogies help veteran convey his HIV research

Apt analogies help veteran convey his HIV research

April 16, 2021

‘Three Minute Thesis’ Competition winner Jeffrey Beard demonstrates how to communicate science to the public.

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Search for Rochester’s next provost gets under way

Search for Rochester’s next provost gets under way

April 1, 2021

President Sarah Mangelsdorf has appointed an interim provost and an interim vice president for research along with introducing a new leadership structure.

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Study offers new insights into fragile X syndrome

Study offers new insights into fragile X syndrome

February 1, 2021

A Medical Center study offers insight into the molecular mechanisms of a disorder that results in developmental disabilities and a pathway to search for potential treatments.

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Rob Clark, provost and senior VP for research, to step down in June

Rob Clark, provost and senior VP for research, to step down in June

January 20, 2021

A national search will begin this spring to find a successor for Clark, who completes a decade-plus tenure as an academic leader at Rochester.

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Finally, a way to see molecules ‘wobble’

Finally, a way to see molecules ‘wobble’

October 22, 2020

Breakthrough by international optics team reveals how proteins behave in 3D, enabling new insights into cell behavior and disease progression

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Rochester graduate awarded 2020 Nobel Prize for ‘landmark achievement’ against hepatitis

Rochester graduate awarded 2020 Nobel Prize for ‘landmark achievement’ against hepatitis

October 5, 2020

NIH scientist Harvey Alter, who holds BA and MD degrees from Rochester, is the 13th Nobel laureate with ties to the University.

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Getting fewer ‘likes’ on social media can make teens anxious and depressed

Getting fewer ‘likes’ on social media can make teens anxious and depressed

September 24, 2020

Lack of positive feedback on social media can decrease adolescents’ feelings of self-worth, multi-institutional team of psychologists finds.

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Rochester researchers document record-setting optical fiber

Rochester researchers document record-setting optical fiber

September 23, 2020

Work shows the innovative fiber—made of seven capillaries surrounding a hollow core—may be a promising platform for quantum information processing and other applications.

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Like rose-colored glasses, a ‘sexy mindset’ helps you see what you want to see

Like rose-colored glasses, a ‘sexy mindset’ helps you see what you want to see

September 22, 2020

Researchers find that having a “sexy mindset” makes people perceive potential partners as way more attractive.

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As labs reopen, Rochester researchers adapt to COVID-19 precautions in innovative ways

As labs reopen, Rochester researchers adapt to COVID-19 precautions in innovative ways

June 19, 2020

Time sharing, staggered shifts, and reconfigured spaces are among the adaptations in place as research resumes at Rochester.

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